John Jackson

May 5, 2010
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John Jackson (1924-2002) performing at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings will release Rappahannock Blues on June 15th, 2010. Culled from hundreds of live concert recordings in the Smithsonian Folkways archives, the twenty tracks of Rappahannock Blues highlight John Jackson the way he most wanted to be remembered—as a bluesman.  20 tracks, 57 minutes, 32-page booklet with extensive notes.

Copyright 2010 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Photo by Douglas Bell, courtesy of Ralph Rinzler Archives, Smithsonian Institution